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EBA clarifies how to identify global systematically important institutions

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published a chart setting out how to identify global systematically important institutions (G-SIIs) in the European Union.  30 Jul 2015

Transparency reforms would introduce external oversight of Bank of England for first time

The UK's central bank would be subject to independent oversight by the National Audit Office for the first time under plans to improve its governance, transparency and accountability. 23 Jul 2015

Out-Law Guides

  • Banking reform - what ring-fencing means for your business

    UK banking regulation is undergoing significant changes which will affect UK banks and foreign banks operating in the UK.

  • Third party contracts and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.

  • Disputes and litigation risk in bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, third party contracts and competition considerations.

  • Issues for directors and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....

  • Property and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....

  • Financial products and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, real estate, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition...

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Treasury considering plans to weaken banking ring-fence governance requirements

The UK Treasury is considering whether to "water down" parts of the post-2019 legal regime which will require large banks to split their retail units from their riskier investment banking functions, according to press reports. 21 Jul 2015

EBA publishes list of banks for transparency exercise

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has published a "tentative" sample of banks taking part in its 2015 transparency exercise, plus details and dates on an EU-wide stress test in 2016. 16 Jul 2015

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Expertise in Banking & Restructuring

When a company wants to develop and grow, obtaining finance can be a major hurdle. Financial institutions are the key to developing growth for companies whether they are looking to move into new markets, develop new products or try something different. We are ideally placed to advise banks and other lenders on their activities and companies on their financing needs.

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